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Old 04-21-2005, 10:18 PM   #1
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User account restriction


Does anyone know how to create user account with format like peter.pan ?? the linux doesn't accept this format.

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Modify the source to the shadow-password suite and
recompile ... alternatively, create the user without the .
and edit /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow manually as
root later on, and for good measure
mv /home/peterpan /home/peter.pan
later on as well ...

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thanks so much!


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